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Jets in Prime Position to Move up on Draft Day

By Glenn Naughton   Even while expressing a desire to move down in Thursday's draft to add more picks during his pre-draft press conference, Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan alluded to the fact that trade talks could heat up in the coming days with those teams positioned ahead of the Jets who own the sixth overall [...]

Is Dupree Good bet for Bowles, Jets?

By Glenn Naughton Scott Wright of draftcountdown.com recently joined JetNation Radio to offer his opinion and answer questions from hosts Brandon Dowling and Joe Blewitt regarding his most recent mock draft in which he has the Jets selecting Kentucky outside linebacker Alvin "Bud" Dupree. After re-building their secondary, re-signing inside linebacker David Harris to play alongside Demario Davis and [...]

Pryor Excited for Move Back to Strong Safety

For Calvin Pryor it's a new head coach, old position. It was recently confirmed by Jets' head coach Todd Bowles that Calvin Pryor, the Jets' first round pick of last year's draft, will be moving back to his collegiate position of strong safety. Pryor will man the strong safety position, while recent acquisition Marcus Gilchrist [...]

Jets Welcome Back Douzable

By Glenn Naughton   In somewhat of a surprise move, the Jets today announced the return of a familiar face along the defensive line in bringing back Leger Douzable who has spent each of the last two seasons with gang green. Douzable has been an effective back up since joining the Jets but the additions of Stephen [...]

Wilkerson Absent From Jets Workouts

By Glenn Naughton Jason La CanFora is reporting that New York Jets star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson wasn't present for the team's first workout under new head coach Todd Bowles. https://twitter.com/JasonLaCanfora/status/585047135370014722 Wilkerson is entering the final season of his rookie contract and while his representatives and the Jets have reportedly held preliminary talks regarding an extension, Jets [...]

Jets’ Emphasis on Versatility Could Make Thompson Perfect Pick

By Glenn Naughton   While much pre-draft speculation surrounding the Jets continues to include gang green and Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota and several pass-rushing outside linebackers in the first round, round two may present GM Mike Maccagnan and head coach Todd Bowles with the opportunity to continue a trend they started in the early stages of free [...]